Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition by Scott JarvisCrosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition by Scott Jarvis

Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition

byScott Jarvis, Aneta PavlenkoEditorScott Jarvis

Paperback | February 24, 2010

Pricing and Purchase Info

$63.36 online 
$67.10 list price save 5%
Earn 317 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


A cogent, freshly written synthesis of new and classic work concerning crosslinguistic influence, or "transfer," this book will become the authoritative account of transfer in second-language learning and its consequences for language and thought. Transfer in both production and comprehension is treated extensively, and new ideas such as the distinction between semantic and conceptual transfer, lateral transfer, and reverse transfer are given the attention they deserve. The book will be of considerable interest to students and scholars in the fields of second language acquisition, bilingualism, and applied linguistics.
Scott Jarvisis currently Associate Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at Ohio University, where his main research interests include crosslinguistic influence, cognitive linguistics, and research methods related to the investigation of language proficiency and the measurement of lexical diversity. His work in thes...
Title:Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and CognitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.7 inPublished:February 24, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415879817

ISBN - 13:9780415879811

Look for similar items by category:


Table of Contents

Preface. Overview. Identifying Crosslinguistic Influence. Linguistic Transfer. Conceptual Transfer. Conceptual Change. Transferability and Factors That Interact With Transfer. Conclusions. References.